California Institute of Technology: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$222,000
Good
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for California Institute of Technology we provide you with information about faculty structure, salaries, and class sizes, as well as comparisons to competing and nearby colleges.

Faculty Compensation and Workload

Full-time
Faculty
328
As a rule, well-compensated instructors are better motivated and have more opportunities to concentrate on teaching; therefore, we consider faculty compensation to be an important factor for evaluating education quality.

Faculty monthly salaries at California Institute of Technology vary approximately from $5,000 to $22,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $222,000 a year, it is 83% higher than California average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the college are paid $16,643 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $19,141 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
CA Average
Difference

Professor
$258,588
$175,834
+47%

Associate professor
$191,016
$122,308
+56%

Assistant professor
$165,756
$106,075
+56%

Instructor
$68,508
$97,381
-30%

Lecturer
$83,964
$85,346
-2%

Unranked Teacher
$87,936
$79,116
+11%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

California Institute of Technology Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
3 : 1
Low
California Institute of Technology has an excellent, 3:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios usually imply smaller class size, more attention to students, better quality of education, and higher satisfaction both for students and instructors. High ratios are usually a sign of the opposite.

Use the charts above to compare faculty compensation and workload at California Institute of Technology versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at California Institute of Technology includes 237 professors, 5 associate professors, 44 assistant professors, 14 instructors, 19 lecturers, and 9 unranked teachers - 261 men and 67 women:
California Institute of Technology Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.

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